Free things to do in Miami

Free screening of film on Miami’s history

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Leading up to Downtown Art Days Sept. 11-13, the MDC Wolfson Archives is hosting a free film screening at the Miami Center for Architecture & Design, the hub for Downtown Art Days, on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. Admission is free. The film Once There Was a Place showcases the transformation of the City of Miami. It features […]

A+E District free events

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The Arts + Entertainment District calendar of events gets more packed every month. The events are held at Canvas Miami, 90 NE 17 St. RSVP is required for all events. Admission for all events is 21 and over. Here’s what’s on the schedule: Tuesday, Sept. 8, 7-11 p.m.: Sounds of Cuba where Smooth Rhythms Dance conducts a […]

Free events at Miami Beach Botanical Garden

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The Miami Beach Botanical Garden is where to find free events over the next two months. Taking advantage of the serene and peaceful surroundings, the garden is hosting outdoor theater, play readings and other festivities. All events listed are free, and admission to the garden is always free. Month by month, here’s what they’re offering: SEPTEMBER The […]

Free samplings and cooking demos at Fresh Market

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Several fresh market locations are hosting samplings and cooking demos throughout September. The “Fresh Flavors” events feature Chef Kristin Johanson, who will be preparing a sundried tomato shrimp and couscous salad during the cooking demos and then handing out the freshly made recipe to shoppers. Chef Johanson will be at the following Miami Fresh Market locations: […]

Free health clinics for seniors at Miami-Dade parks

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As part of its Active Older Adults program, the Miami-Dade Parks Department is hosting free Healthy Choices clinics conducted by Walgreens at Miami-Dade parks from September to November. The program is for adults 55 years and older. The clinics include free blood pressure checks and flu shots, snacks and gifts as well as one-on-one time with […]

ArtCenter South Florida Studio Crawl in South Beach

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ArtCenter South Florida’s Studio Crawl takes place the first Wednesday of every month, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Visitors can wander throughout the ArtCenter’s two buildings, talk with the resident artists in their studios and view the current exhibitions. ArtCenter South Florida is at 800/810/924 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach.

Visit museums free this weekend

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The first full weekend of the month is coming, and that means Bank of America customers can visit museums free through the bank’s Museums On Us program. Just show your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card and a photo ID on Saturday or Sunday, and you will get free admission to more than […]